Oskár Čepan Prize finalists announced

FINALISTS of the ninth competition for the Oskár Čepan Prize, which is annually announced by the Centre of Contemporary Art Foundation, are Tomáš Agat Blonski (modern photography), Jaroslav Kyša (performance art, installations), Michal Moravčík (furniture design), and Peter Maukš Voda (contemporary painting).

FINALISTS of the ninth competition for the Oskár Čepan Prize, which is annually announced by the Centre of Contemporary Art Foundation, are Tomáš Agat Blonski (modern photography), Jaroslav Kyša (performance art, installations), Michal Moravčík (furniture design), and Peter Maukš Voda (contemporary painting).

One of the four men will win Sk20,000 (€500), a six-week stay in New York, and an individual exhibition organised upon the artist's return. The winner will be officially announced and the exhibition opened on June 23 at 17:00 at the Pálffy Palace.

Top stories

News digest: Omicron not prevailing yet, but new measures will be applied

New rules come into force tomorrow. Some flights from Košice suspended. Train carrier will not dispatch dozens of trains.


6 h
Entry conditions change as the Omicron wave is set to arrive in Slovakia.

UPDATED: Booster dose opens way to vast benefits. These are Slovakia's measures against Omicron (Q & A)

The new OP+ regime grants benefits to people with three doses or a combination of vaccine and recovery from Covid. Rules should apply all through the wave, government promises.


17. jan
Foreign Affairs Minister Ivan Korčok (left) and Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď (right)

Slovak-US defence pact encounters fierce resistance

A planned bilateral defence agreement between NATO allies Slovakia and the US has highlighted once again the sharp divisions that exist in Slovak politics and society over Russia.


11 h
Skryť Close ad